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Welcome to Community Education

Community Education courses are self-supporting, fee-based courses for adults 18 years of age and older. Course fees range from $5.00 to $17.00 per instructional hour as approved by the SDCCD Board of Trustees.

These low fee classes provide a diverse, personal, and professional enrichment to the San Diego Community. There's something for everyone!  Register early to secure your place in class.  Classes fill quickly!

  • Arts, Crafts & Jewelry Making
  • Business & Career Development
  • Dance
  • Fitness & Exercise
  • Foreign Languages
  • Health & Safety
  • Personal Development and Finance

*Foods and Nutrition-Materials Fee only (not Community Education/Fee Courses)

Online pre-registration is mandatory for all Community Education classes. Your online registration and payment reserves your space in class.  Low enrolled classes will be cancelled the day prior to the start date.  Be sure to register early or your class may be cancelled due to low enrollment.   

Please note: Access/Registration codes are NOT required for Fee courses.
Payment for class fees must be made via online registration. Materials fee are included in the cost of the course, and are specified in the class information.

Requests for special accommodations must be made in writing three weeks in advance of the class.

**Foods and Nutrition courses (not fee courses), you must enroll in the class on the first day. Materials fee must be paid once enrolled.

Please note that course information listed on the website is the most up to date information. From time to time course information is changed after the printed schedule is printed. Verify the course information prior to adding a course to your cart and processing payment. 

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Follow these simple steps to enroll in the class of your choice.
 1. Create a Student Profile

  • To the top left-hand side click "Sign in".
  • Then under "New Student" click "Create New Profile".
  • You will need to establish a username and password. Be sure to record this information for future course registration. It is recommended that you use your email as your username.

2. Registration and payment of courses

  • Once you create a Student Profile, you can now click on "courses" and make your course selection.
  • Add your selection to the "Cart" and check out with credit card payment.

3. Please check your email on a regular basis for course updates and unexpected changes.

Payment Options: 
MasterCard and Visa credit/debit cards are accepted. Prepaid credit cards are also accepted and can be purchased at a local grocery store. No other forms of payment will be accepted. Payment must be made during online registration.

You can cancel a class by sending an email to When emailing, please provide your complete name, and the name of the class. Please note the refund policy applies when canceling a class.

Refund Policy:
A full refund will be made if Community Education cancels a class. If you have registered for a class and you cancel at least three (3) business days prior to the start of the class, you will receive a full refund of the class fee. You are not eligible for any refund beyond the three day period. There are no tuition credits or transfers available beyond the three (3) day refund period. No-shows are not eligible for a refund. A refund may take up to three weeks to process.
Please provide input regarding your learning experience including the registration process, course selection opportunities, and your experience in class. We want to hear from you. Please email your feedback to .